Takeo Hirasawa

Takeo Hirasawa

He was born on 6 October 1919. He was a farmer employed by his father. His family includes Yoshi Hirasawa (mother; nee Yoshi Yoshifusa) and Takeziro Hirasawa [possibly Takejiro Hirasawa] (father). His home address is listed as Sandell Road, Rural Route, No. 4, New Westminster, BC. Rural Route, No. 4, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameTakeo Hirasawa
Custodian Identification Number4149
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB


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